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  • Cultural studies
  • Environmental science
  • Earth science

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Apply by: 2024-03-04

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE U.S. IN ARCTIC AND SCANDINAVIAN AREA STUDIES

Published 2023-12-15

Fulbright Arctic Initiative

The fourth phase of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative (FAI IV) is now open for candidates from the Arctic countries: Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Canada, Denmark and the United States. During this 18-month program, which will begin September 2024, the FAI IV will bring together a network of professionals, practitioners, and researchers for monthly webinars, thematic group collaboration, three in-person meetings, and an individual exchange opportunity to the U.S. FAI IV will address key research and policy questions related to promoting Arctic Security through a diverse, multi-dimensional, cooperative interdisciplinary framework.

Scholars will focus their research on one of the following areas:

  • Climate Change and Arctic Resources
  • Arctic Security and Governance
  • Mental Health and Well-being

Please consult the U.S. Fulbright Arctic website for further program details, upcoming information webinars, program deliverables, activity schedule and detailed thematic research topics. 

The application deadline is March 4, 2024

Instructions and eligibility requirements are available at the Fulbright website

For additional information, please contact the Fulbright Commission at: fulbright@fulbright.se or 08 534 818 85. 

Fulbright Hildeman Fellowship in Scandinavian Area Studies

The purpose of the grant is to promote Scandinavian studies in the U.S.

The Fulbright Commission will award the 2024-2025 Hildeman Fellowship to teach at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois during the spring semester, February-May, 2025. 

The Department of German and Scandinavian Studies seeks a dynamic Swedish scholar with teaching experience in any of the following areas: 

  • Migration to the United States 
  • Gender and Sexuality in Scandinavia 
  • Swedish Culture Studies
  • Film and Media Studies 
  • Scandinavian Art and Art History
  • Scandinavian Literature 
  • Social Sciences 
  • Swedish History 
  • Comparative Indigenous Studies.

The Hildeman Fellow will be expected to:

  • Teach one upper-division undergraduate-level course 
  • Give at least one public lecture in the area(s) of the Fellow’s expertise
  • Be in residence the entire spring term (February-May 2025)

Once the Fellow is selected, they will work closely with department faculty to design the course.

The application deadline is March 4, 2024. 

Instructions and eligibility requirements are available at the Fulbright website.

For additional information, please contact the Fulbright Commission at: fulbright@fulbright.se or 08 534 818 85.